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Little Dipper

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little dipper asterism,ursa minor

The Little Dipper is an asterism formed by seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Minor, the Little Bear. It is smaller and fainter than… Read More »Little Dipper


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algol star,beta persei

Algol, Beta Persei, is a bright multiple star located in Perseus. It is the second brightest star in the constellation, after Mirfak, Alpha Persei. The… Read More »Algol


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ursid meteor shower

The Ursids, or Ursid meteor shower, are an annual meteor shower that coincides with the winter solstice. The Ursids occur from December 17 to 25… Read More »Ursids